Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: South32 pulls out of Huckleberry, leaving Northern Shield sole owner

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Australian base metal miner South32 has elected not to pursue its interest in the Huckleberry copper-nickel-platinum group metals property, leaving would be partner Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa with sole ownership of the property 100  km north of

  • COBALT: Sherritt links warrants to cobalt price, raises $115M

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International is raising C$115 million through the sale of shares and share purchase warrants. The proceeds will be used to reduce debt, for general corporate purposes and to fund future growth. The company will issue 82.1 million

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    NICKEL: Vale’s Coleman mine remains closed till mid-February

    January 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      ONTARIO – The Coleman nickel-copper mine near Sudbury, owned by Vale Canada, will remain closed until the middle of next month. The owner suspended operations on Nov. 13, 2017, due to safety concerns. Originally, the work was to be

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi drills 7.3% Ni and 3.3% Cu over 9.9 metres at Nickel Mountain

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Garibaldi Resources has cut high grade nickel-copper grades at its Nickel Mountain project near Eskay Creek. This is the first massive magmatic sulphide system found in the Eskay mining camp. Drill hole EL-17-09 east of the historic E&L

  • Copper, nickel outlooks dominate LME Week

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The annual gathering of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week provides a bellwether for the major trends in base metals and industrial mineral markets over the coming year. Metals investors, producers and consumers descended on London in early November

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    BASE METALS: Lundin offers plans for next three years

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Lundin Mining Corp. has provided new production guidance for the three-year period beginning in 2018. In 2020, the company expects to be producing as much as 201,000 tonnes of copper, 244,000 tonnes of zinc, and 16,000 tonnes of

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    NICKEL: Vale suspends Coleman mine over safety concerns

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vale Canada announced late last week that it is suspending operations at its Coleman nickel mine in Levack due to concerns about safety. The move will allow the company to expedite repairs to the shaft ventilation system at

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    NICKEL: Ambatovy JV restructured, Sherritt cuts debt

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MADAGASCAR – Toronto-based Sherritt International and its partners Sumitomo Corp. and Korea Resources Corp. have restructured the Ambatovy nickel joint venture. Sherritt has shed a 28% interest in the project, retaining only a 12% ownership interest. By reducing its share

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX makes foray into new age metals

    November 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – In a departure from its usual focus on uranium, UEX Corporation of Vancouver is re-evaluating its 100% owned West Bear cobalt-nickel prospect at the Hidden Bay uranium project in the eastern Athabasca Basin.  The cobalt-nickel potential of the

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    COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield reports drill results from Huckleberry property

    October 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa says it has received most of the assays from the 2017 drilling and surface sampling program at the Huckleberry copper-nickel-PGM property in the south Labrador Trough. Based on results to date, the company’s

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    NICKEL-IRON: FPX Nickel cuts near surface, higher grades at Decar project

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel of Vancouver has results from three of the eight diamond drill holes in the Baptiste deposit at the Decar nickel-iron project 80 km north of Fort St. James. These are the first holes drilled at

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    NICKEL: Vale pulls puts Birchtree mine on care and maintenance

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Owner Vale Canada has put the Birchtree underground nickel-copper mine at Thompson on care and maintenance. The first C-and-M shift was Oct. 2, 2017. Sept. 27 was the last day of mucking, and the last hoisting day was